We Create the Unfair Ideas
that Give Our Clients
an Unfair Advantage

Carmichael Lynch Relate is a full-service marketing communications firm rooted in public relations. With an evolving nature and lofty objectives, the firm builds powerful relationships between people and brands through creative ideas that give our clients the advantage. Our work engages communities and drives actions and produces business results for our clients.


Public relations requires highly specialized expertise in many different disciplines. We house skill, talent and ability across a wide range of practice and industry groups.

Carmichael Lynch

At Carmichael Lynch Relate, we get part of our name from award-winning advertising agency Carmichael Lynch. While we remain two stand-alone agencies, we have the ability to snap together to fulfill our clients’ broad range of needs. It’s a unique, collaborative approach that provides our clients brilliant ideas across the full range of modern marketing channels, paid, owned and earned.


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Client Experience

Clients are our reason for being, and we are proud to represent some of the most iconic brands in the world. We immerse ourselves in our clients' businesses as well as how people relate to them. We shop for them. We experience them. We observe others with them. We live them.

Our People

An agency is its people. And these are ours. Thinkers, makers, dreamers, artists, analysts, coffee-consumers, and a surprising amount of bikers from all over, from all walks of life, who make Carmichael Lynch Relate what it is today.

Marcus Fischer
Chief Executive Officer

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Julie Batliner, APR

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Marty Senn
Chief Creative Officer

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Emily Buchanan
Senior Director of Brand Marketing, Executive Vice President

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Alison Dunning
Client Services Director, Executive Vice President

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Jill Schmidt
Director of Strategy, Corporate Practice Chair, Executive Vice President

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Grete Lavrenz
Food & Nutrition Practice Chair, Executive Vice President

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Cavan Reagan Reichmann
Managing Director, Social Engagement

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Erika Collins
Senior Director of New Business, Partner

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Eric Hausman
Senior Vice President, Partner

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Beth Garcia
Home and Design Practice Chair, Senior Vice President

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Rebecca Lunna
Vice President
Ashley Charleson
Assistant Account Executive
Jessie Clapper
Vice President
Lauren Cox
Media Relations Strategist
Cassie D'Kae
Account Supervisor
Kirsten de St. Aubin
Media Relations Strategist
Greta Diers
Senior Account Executive
Annie Dubsky
Vice President
Courtney Green
Senior Account Executive
Chelsey Knutson
Senior Media Relations Specialist
Clara Kohrs
Assistant Account Executive
Natalie Long
Account Supervisor
Emma Loude
Account Coordinator
Ryan Martinez
Media Relations Specialist
Cindy Matson
Principal Writer
Matt O'Keefe
Assistant Account Executive
Barb Senger
Team Assistant
Isaac Sorensen
Media Relations Manager
Jamie Tanker
Managing Supervisor
Luisa Tejada
Account Supervisor
Megan Weber
Senior Account Supervisor
Lauren Woods
Account Supervisor
Laura Green
New Business Supervisor
Amy Lofstuen
Presentation Specialist
Lachlan Badenoch
Chief Strategy Officer, Senior Partner
Eden Thompson
Planning Director
Sarah Poluha
Tracy Krulich
Group Media Director
Olga Leykind
Associate Media Director
Nate Knox
Associate Media Director
Katlyn Plourde
Senior Planner
Dan Branovan
Content Specialist
Joe Grundhoefer
Head of Production, Senior Partner
Kristen Guthrie
Human Resources Manager
Emily Moe
Human Resources Generalist
Ed Huerta Margotta
Director of Recruiting
Marie Spain-Maas
Accounting Supervisor
Vicki Cahill
Accounting Manager
Patti Bettiga
Corporate Controller, Partner
John Green
Director of Financial Planning & Analysis, Senior Partner
Mark Feriancek
Chief Financial & Operating Officer
Charles Veit
Mac Systems Operations Manager
Steve Diedrich
Information Technology Director, Senior Partner
Laura Norton
Office Services Manager
Dustin Smith
Social Engagement Strategist
Bob Ringer
Social Engagement Strategist
Maria Erikson
Content Lab Manager/Photographer
Dave Lewis
Sr. Content Producer/Art
Charlie Wolfe
Senior Manager of Print Production Services
Jennifer Abbey
Senior Project Manager
Lisa Brody
Project Management Supervisor
Melanie Callahan
Associate Director, Digital Project Management
Jay Ditzer
Kelsey Doherty
Project Manager
Shannon Gabrick
Project Management Supervisor
Alli Sadeghi
Senior Project Manager
Erin Hork
Digital Project Manager
Kayla Hughes
Digital Project Manager
Sara Jean
Associate Project Manager
Mandi Longtin
Project Manager
Myka Radl
Senior Digital Project Manager
Sidney Anderson
Social Engagement Specialist
Matt Avignon Petersen
Social Engagement Strategist
Natalie Boike
Senior Content Strategist
Jeannie Czerner Rodway
Senior Social Engagement Manager
Alyssa Derby
Social Engagement Strategist
Gemma Forbush
Content Strategist
Cece Porter
Community Manager
Aaron Komo
Social Engagement Specialist
Angely Guevara
Community Manager